Aaron Miles (basketball)
Aaron Miles at Golden State Warriors 2010 Media Day
|No. 32 – Krasnye Krylya|
April 13, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Jefferson (Portland, Oregon)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2005–present|
|2005–2006||Golden State Warriors|
|2006||Fort Worth Flyers|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school career
Miles played for the Jefferson Democrats in Northeast Portland. The Democrats won the 2000 4A Oregon state championship, beating Tualatin 58-44, and capping a 28-0 season. The Democrats finished the year with a No. 4 national ranking and several other players went onto play in college, such as Michael Lee (Kansas), Thomas Gardner (Missouri), and Brandon Brooks (USC).
After being named the Oregon 4A High School basketball player of the year in the state of Oregon, Miles attended the University of Kansas, where he starred at the point guard position for the Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team. He helped lead the Jayhawks to two consecutive Final Four appearances in 2002 and 2003 and an appearance in the 2003 national championship game. He is the all-time assists leader (with 954 career assists) of both Kansas and the Big 12 Conference. He was named to the All-Big 12 Team in both 2004 and 2005.
He was also named to the All-Big 12 Defensive Team 3 times and he finished his college career in 8th place in NCAA history in assists and also in 2nd place all time in Kansas history in steals.
Miles signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the NBA's Golden State Warriors for the 2005-06 season, but was released in January 2006, before his contract became guaranteed. He played for the Fort Worth Flyers in the NBA Development League for the remainder of that season. There, he teamed with his Kansas class of 2005 teammate Keith Langford.
He signed for the 2006-2007 season with the French League club Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez, a team that played in the Euroleague that season and with PAU he won the French National Cup championship that year. He played with the Spanish ACB club Cajasol Sevilla in the 2007-08 season.
Miles signed with Aris BC for the 2009-2010 season.
Return to America (2010-2011)
In 2010, Miles joined the try-outs for the Warriors, but was released days before the start of the season. He signed with the Reno Bighorns. He was sent to the Bakersfield Jam, but was quickly waived due to injury.
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com
- Euroleague.net Profile
- NBA.com Profile
- NBA.com NBA Draft Bio
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- Draftexpress.com Profile
- Talkbasket Miles Interview
- Graduation Photo (3rd From Left)